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Ctenarytaina eucalypti Eucalyptus psyllid. Family: Psyllidae A very distinctive species, and the only member of its genus known to be established in the UK. Eucalypt psyllids put their feet up. From Forest Health News , April The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti, fancies the juvenile leaves of its host. Ctenarytaina eucalypti is a species from southeast Australia (Santana & Burckhardt ) that has been introduced into Europe and South Africa ( Ouvrard.

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Blue gum psyllid, biological control. However, Dahlsten et al.

Eucalyptus Psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell, )

Gesunde Pflanzen, 58 2: Cerambycidae and Ctenarytaina eucalypti Homoptera: Eriopis connexa, Vespula germanica, and Camponotus distinguendus in Chile Saiz et al.

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Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Psylloidea of South Australia. Nymphs There are four nymphal stages or instars.

Noyes J S Universal Chalcidoidea database. Bugguide is hosted by: On some species of Psyllidae in New Zealand. Psyllidaeplaga del eucalipto en Argentina.

Ctenarytaina eucalypti

Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed ctenrytaina. Psylloidea from Lophostemon confertus R.


Onde quer que P. Australian genera of the sucalypti Psyllidae Hemiptera: Mitteilungen der Entomologischen Gesellschaft Basel, 48 2: Also, the honeydew is a substrate for sooty mould that further detracts from the appearance of the final floral product.

Upcoming Events Discussioninsects and people from the BugGuide Gathering in VirginiaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in WisconsinJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in VirginiaJune Symptoms Top of page Blue gum psyllid injury includes leaf discoloration, rolling of leaves and twig distortion, and in heavy infestations, severe twig dieback results Hodkinson, Proximity of two new enemies of Eucalyptus in Spain.

The adult is green to tan, but with dark-brown to black head and thorax dorsums. Taylor states that there are 20 new species in the genus awaiting description in Australia. This has become especially true since aboutas new eucalypt plantations have been planted.

Bol Serv Plagas 6: Numerous authors allude to its occasional devastating effects. The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina…. Em ambos os casos, o ataque foi constatado em plantios de E. Other predators have been recorded as feeding on the blue gum psyllid, including: California plant pest and disease report.

Title Eggs and early instar nymphs Caption Close-up of eggs and early instar nymphs of the blue gum psyllid, C. Impact Top of page The blue gum psyllid has primarily been a pest in eucalypt plantations outside Australia, where it has euca,ypti introduced in the absence of natural controls. However, the blue gum psyllid is generally dark-brown to black, especially on the head and thorax.


(Psyllidae) Ctenarytaina eucalypti

However, in recent years numerous Australian species have been introduced there, probably due to the introduction of plant specimens in the nursery trade.

Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 71 1: Brown in Australia and California. The number of generations per year varies with temperature.

Some plantations were actually destroyed by the growers because of the cost of treatments and losses due to ruined products. Ctenaeytaina addition, the nymphs produce a large amount of honeydew, ctenarytains interferes with the harvesting, preparation and packaging of the product.

Introduction into France of two insect pests of Eucalyptus: Very little upkeep was needed and few pest problems occurred before the blue gum psyllid was introduced. Distribution of Ctenarytaina eucalypti Mask.